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Entek, state clash in court over restraining order

A Linn County judge considering whether to continue a restraining order against the state Department of Environmental Quality will resume hearing arguments and testimony on Wednesday, in a case involving the Lebanon-based manufacturer Entek International. 12 more words

Dept. Of Environmental Quality

County rankings expose health differences

County rankings expose health differences

Benton and Linn counties both held steady in this year’s health rankings, with Benton coming in as the third-healthiest among Oregon’s 36 counties for the fourth straight year and Linn rated No. 49 more words


Unemployment continues to drop

Unemployment levels fell once again in the mid-Willamette Valley in February, with Benton County dipping to 2.9 percent and Linn County dropping to 4.5 percent. 50 more words

Albany Democrat Herald

Gilkey Covered Bridge to get overhaul this summer

The Linn County Road Department will oversee restoration of the Gilkey Covered Bridge this summer, according to County Engineer Chuck Knoll.

“This will be the fourth covered bridge restoration project Linn County has completed in the last five years,” he said. 56 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

Employment data shows continued recovery 

State data indicate the local economy continues to climb out of the recession.

The mid-Willamette Valley’s unemployment rates stayed low in January, and Linn and Benton counties also have added more than 1,400 workers over the past year, according to figures released by the Oregon Employment Department on Tuesday. 9 more words

Albany Democrat Herald

Lower Sahalie Falls, Oregon

There are some waterfalls that are overshadowed by larger counterparts. If you took what I’ve designated as Lower Sahalie Falls are transported it anywhere else, it would be a destination on its own. 318 more words


Virtual House graphic: Closer look at who gains with local raises

As we have shown, about 85,000 Iowa workers stand to gain from local minimum-wage increases in Linn, Johnson and Polk counties when they are fully phased in as scheduled in 2019. 197 more words